The barnstorming Raiders prop enjoyed a solid year as he played consistently throughout the 2018 season.
The Cowra Magpies junior played in every match for the green machine until he suffered a calf injury in the green machine's come from behind 32-28 win over the Bulldogs at Belmore Sports Ground.
Boyd averaged over 94 running metres per game in 2018 to coincide with an average of 42 post contact metres.
Shannon's best two performances in 2018 ironically came against the Gold Coast Titans, the team he will join in 2019. In round one at CBUS Super Stadium, Boyd clocked up 146 running metres which was his highest in any game of 2018. From those numbers, 63 were post contact metres.